1881-1904

1. How did the peasantry respond to the Land Captains introduced in 1889?

  • They created a petition for the Tsar showing their discontent
  • They responded with the Red Cockeral years between 1902-7 where landowners and bailiffs were murdered and land taken illegally
  • They didn't react
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2. Why were the Gendarmes not very useful?

  • After 20 years active pursuit they only caught 4113 despite claims that "revolutionaries were everywhere"
  • They were expensive to fund from the Treasury
  • A lot of Gendarmes took bribes

3. What were Zubatov Unions?

  • Police run Unions which were legal and prevented the workers joining more radical unions
  • A type of unrest

4. How did the internal passport idea prevent radical ideas spreading?

  • It controlled people into certain areas ; preventing radical ideas spreading also
  • The passport idea wasn't used to prevent radical ideas spreading

5. Between 1901 and 1905 how many people did the SR manage to assasinate?

  • They assasinated 150 government officials
  • They assasinated 2000 government officials
  • They only used non-violent methods

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